The National Board of Examinations is an autonomous organisation of the Ministry of Health and family Welfare, Government of India. NBE invites applications for admission to DNB Programme at various accredited medical colleges / hospitals / Institutes.
i) CET Exam: Rs 3500
ii) Internet Downloaded forms: Rs 750
The Government of India established the National Board of Examinations (NBE) in 1975 with the prime objective of improving the quality of the Medical Education by establishing high and uniform standards of postgraduate examinations in modern medicine on an all India basis.
The Board at present conducts postgraduate and postdoctoral examinations in approved specialties leading to the award of Diplomate of National Board. Centralized Entrance Test (CET) is the entrance examination for admission to the 3 years postgraduate Diplomate of National Board (DNB) programme. DNB is recognised qualification as per provisions of Indian Medical Council Act, and the Government of India vide its various notifications issued from time to time has equated the DNB qualifications to the corresponding MD / MS qualification awarded by various Indian Universities.
A merit list based on performance of candidate out of 360 marks shall be published in order of merit subject to a minimum score of 50%.
Candidates successful in the DNB CET can apply to centralised counselling conducted by the National Board of Examinations for pursuing the 3 years postgraduate DNB programme in various broad specialties.
The selection will be purely on merit cum choice basis, based on the marks obtained by candidate in NBE - CET as per Board policy.
Eligibility: MBBS + CET
|1||Cardiology||MD / DNB in General Medicine or Paediatrics|
|2||Gastroenterology||MD / DNB in General Medicine or Paediatrics|
|3||Nephrology||MD / DNB in General Medicine or Paediatrics|
|4||Endocrinology||MD / DNB in General Medicine or Paediatrics|
|5||Neurology||MD / DNB in General Medicine or Paediatrics|
|6||Medical Oncology||MD / DNB in General Medicine or Paediatrics|
|7||Cardio Thoracic Surgery||MS / DNB in General Surgery|
|8||Paediatrics Surgery||MS / DNB in General Surgery|
|9||Genito Urinary Surgery (Urology)||MS / DNB in General Surgery|
|10||Neurosurgery||MS/DNB in General Surgery|
|11||Plastic Sugery||MS/DNB in General Surgery|
|12||Surgical Gastroenterology||MS/DNB in General Surgery|
|13||Surgical Oncology||MS/DNB in General Surgery|
|14||Paediatrics Surgery||MS/DNB in General Surgery|
|15||Clinical Pharmacology||MS/DNB in Pharmacology|
|16||Neonatology||MS/DNB in Paediatrics|
CET-NBE will comprise of a written test of post MBBS standard. The examination will include all subjects taught during the MBBS course including pre-clinical, para-clinical and clinical. Approximate weightage given to each subject in the two papers is as stated below, the same is purely representative in nature. The final distribution of questions may vary.
|Paper I||Basic Sciences and Community Medicine|
|Community Medicine / SPM||30|
|Paper II||Clinical Sciences|
Medicine including Psychiatry,
Dermatology and Venereology
Surgery including Orthopaedics
|Obstetrics and Gynaecology||30|
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